Yemmiganur Municipality, with population of about 95 thousand is Yemmiganur sub district's only municipality located in Yemmiganur sub district of Kurnool district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Yemmiganur municipality is 15 km2. Population density of the city is 6562 persons per km2. There are 18 wards in the city, among them Yemmiganur Ward No 01 is the most populous ward with population of about 28 thousand and Yemmiganur Ward No 17 is the least populous ward with population of 722.

Nearest railway station is Adoni which is 29 km far from here. Yemmiganur is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Kurnool which is 70 km away. Hyderabad is the state head quarter of the city and is 280 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 652 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 42°C and minimum temperature goes down to 26°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 95 thousand people, among them about 47 thousand (50%) are male and about 48 thousand (50%) are female. 89% of the whole population are from general caste, 10% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Yemmiganur municipality is 13%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 19 thousand households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Yemmiganur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 95,149 84,231 9,670 1,248 12,177
Male 47,456 42,172 4,688 596 6,293
Female 47,693 42,059 4,982 652 5,884

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 76% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 23% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1019 in Muslims are 967.

Religion wise population 2011 - Yemmiganur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 95,149 72,725 21,706 506 16 5 31 4 156
Male 47,456 36,029 11,035 282 10 3 15 2 80
Female 47,693 36,696 10,671 224 6 2 16 2 76

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 24.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 76 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 26.4% which is 3.7% higher than male population growth rate of 22.7%. General caste population has increased by 23.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 29.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 61% and child population has increased by 6.3% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Yemmiganur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 24.5% 23.5% 29.9% 61% 6.3%
Male 22.7% 22.1% 24.8% 45.4% 5.9%
Female 26.4% 24.9% 35.1% 78.6% 6.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1005 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 997, in schedule caste is 1063 and in schedule tribe is 1094. There are 935 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has increased by 30 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 8 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Yemmiganur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 30 22 81 204 8
2011 1005 997 1063 1094 935
2001 975 975 982 890 927

Literacy

Total about 52 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 30 thousand are male and about 22 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Yemmiganur is 63%. 73% of male and 53% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Yemmiganur

Total Male Female
Change 6.1% 3.3% 9.3%
2011 63% 73.1% 53.1%
2001 56.9% 69.8% 43.8%

Workers profile

Yemmiganur has 44% (about 42 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 33% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 27% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Yemmiganur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 44.1% 38.7% 5.4% 55.9%
Male 55.1% 50.2% 5% 44.9%
Female 33.2% 27.3% 5.9% 66.8%